PERMANENT GP JOB

General Practitioner Vacancy

in Burpengary East, Near Caboolture

 North Brisbane (QLD)

BURPENGARY EAST MEDICAL CENTRE AND SKIN CANCER CLINIC

Burpengary East Medical Centre is seeking a new permanent General Practitioner to join our brand new Medical Practice in the thriving community of Burpengary East. With a rapidly growing local population and enormous unmet patient demand we feel the time is right to expand our existing services in the area. 

Burpengary East Medical Centre

and Skin Cancer Clinic                 

Shop 5, 115-117 Buckley Road

Burpengary East, QLD 4505

POSITION:                         

Fulltime or part time General Practitioner

COMMENCING:  8th October 2018

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SURGERY OVERVIEW

Burpengary East Medical Centre and Skin Cancer Clinic is a brand new medical practice located in The Hub Shopping Centre & Commercial Complex in Burpengary East. Having already established a strong patient following in Northlakes just a few km to the South our practice principle has recognised the need for additional patient services in Burpengary East. We are a modern and forward thinking practice aiming to provide high quality care to a rapidly developing community in Burpengary East. 

Our medical centre is located 40 mins North of the Brisbane Airport, with easy access to the highway and a quick 30 minute drive to the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast. We are centrally located between three regional hospitals. The immediate area is currently only serviced by one other medical practice. We aim to provide a community focused General Practice specialising in Skin Cancer Medicine, Scalpel Free Vasectomies, Women’s and Children’s health.

SURGERY OWNERSHIP

The practice is Doctor owned, and he is an active Practitioner within the practice.

OUR DOCTORS

Dr Raj Selvarajan. MBBS MRCS(Ed) MRCGP(UK) FRACGP– (Practice Principal) – General Practitioner 

Specialising in Scalpel Free Vasectomies and Skin Cancer Medicine.

 

Dr Iqbal Hussain. MBBS FRACGP FSCCA DPD(UK) Dip Derm(Aus)

Specialist GP – Specialising in Skin Cancer Medicine , Dermatology and Cosmetics.

 

Dr Deepa Velusamy. MBBS FRACGP

GP specialising in Children/Adolescent Health, Chronic Disease Management, and Women’s Health.

MEDICARE STATUS

Burpengary East is a Non DWS Area 

SURGERY LAYOUT

Burpengary East Medical Centre’s interior layout includes: 3 Generous sized consultation rooms, 1 Fully Equipped Treatment room and 2 Procedure Rooms. We have a fully ducted Air Con system with individual room controls, a private staff room, onsite parking, staff toilet and disabled toilet and onsite pathology.

SURGERY ROUTINE

Our surgery hours are Monday to Friday: 8.00am – 6.00pm,

Weekends (Fully Private Billing) – By appointment only (9.00am - 1.00 p.m.)

We schedule our general practice consultations allowing 15 minutes per patient – 4 per hour.

TREATMENT ROOM

Burpengary East Medical Centre has 1 treatment room and 2 separate procedure rooms. Our Treatment Room is fully equipped including fully computerised equipment, modern sterilisation equipment and a separate patient assessment area. We have two additional procedure rooms which are specifically designed for skin cancer procedures, Vasectomies, Minor procedures and Contraception Procedures.

 

Our Treatment room facilities include:

  • 2 beds

  • Emergency Trolley and Defibrillator

  • Steam Vacuum Steriliser and Ultrasonic Cleaner (We maintain a high standard of infection control)

  • Vaccine Fridge with automated electronic vaccine temperature monitoring and management system

  • Our Patient assessment area includes a Ultrasonic Wireless Station (digital measurement of height weight and BMI with digital print out).

  • Trauma management (our treatment room & procedure rooms are fully equipped to undertake suturing and wound care).

  • Diathermy – Conmed unit with universal pencil and foot pedal system 

  • Radiofrequency unit - Pelleve surgical radio frequency system - http://www.pelleve.com/about-pelleve/

  • Cryotherapy

  • ECG

  • Spirometry

  • Vital Station – Able to record complete Vital signs for patients including O2 saturations.

ADMIN SETUP

Burpengary East Medical Centre is a Fully Accreditation Standard Facility. We are awaiting Accreditation date for assessment.

We are a fully computerised surgery, low paper use practice, using Medical Director software. Ipads are available for patient self-check in, patient feedback and patient suggestion facility. Wifi access is also available for patient use.

NURSING SERVICES

Our medical centre has 1 RN (with twenty plus years of experience in General Practice), specialising in minor procedures and skin cancer surgeries.  They are also Experience in General Practice Management, Infection Control, Chronic Disease Management and Health Assessments. We also have 1 EN who has experience in Minor Procedures and Ward Nursing

Both of our nurses support the doctor in all minor procedures, care plans, chronic disease management, health assessments emergency triaging and patient management, pre-consultation measurements and assessments.

ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES

We are currently in negotiations to bring allied health providers on board.

SPECIALIST SERVICES

Our specialist services include a visiting General Surgeon, Vasectomist and Skin Cancer Services

DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES

On site Pathology – QML

OTHER CLINICAL SERVICES

We are fully equipped to provide Skin Cancer Medicine, Cosmetic Injections, Vasectomies, Contraception Procedures.

PATIENT DEMOGRAPHICS

Burpengary East is a rapidly developing community.  Recent census results state the current population is 6500, majority of the community are families living in their own home.  The whole community is serviced by only one other general practice.   There is a major residential development in North Harbour that has attracted new people into the community.  They are currently selling stage 14, and the future plan is for a harbour and canal facing residences. There is also a large industrial complex planned to run parallel to the highway.

The area is ear marked to be a self-sufficient community and current land values have double in 10 years.

The median age of people in Burpengary East is 45.

62% of the population are English/Australian.

89% of the community are employed – 59.4% full time  29.1 % Part Time

90% of houses are owned outright or with a mortgage.  Low rental percentages.

BILLING ARRANGEMENTS

Burpengary East Medical Centre is a Mixed Billing practice during weekdays and Private Billing only during weekends. Bulk-Billing is available for pension card holders and children under 16.  

PATIENT DEMAND

Our Vasectomy clinic has bookings one month in advance and clinics are normally fully booked. As it is a start-up clinic booking stats are unavailable but we intend to schedule 15 min appointments – 4 per hour. Fit in patients will be shared between practitioners where applicable.

TOWN/SUBURB FACILITIES

Burpengary East is a quickly developing community, currently going through a rapid stage of growth. Infrastructure is expanding to service growing population. More medical services are required and we are establishing ourselves at the beginning of the growth phase. We have very easy access to the highway and services such as X-Ray, Specialist Services and Regional hospitals.

Burpengary East is a semi-rural community with a relaxed population.

We are only 30 minutes from the lovely beaches of the sunshine coast, 20 minutes from the quiet and beautiful Bribie Island or Redcliffe Peninsula and 40 minutes from the Airport Link.

TOURIST INFORMATION 

There is a host of tourist activities within easy drive of Burpengary East and we are centrally located between several tourist hotspots.

Australia Zoo is 40 minutes, Glasshouse Mountains – 20 minutes, Sunshine Coast (Caloundra, Maroochydore, Coolum and Noosa) - 30 minutes, Moreton Bay and Tangalooma, Bribe Island are nearby. 

SKILLS OR INTERESTS SOUGHT

We are seeking a General Practitioner with an interest in chronic disease and women’s health.

Experience in skin cancer medicine would be beneficial or an interest to develop skills in skin cancer medicine.

Training in vasectomy can be provided to the right candidate.

CIRCUMSTANCES

Establishment of a new practice to service the needs of a rapidly growing community. Growing patient demand and expansion of surgery.

CONTRACT TERMS

We are a very friendly and professional team looking for the right doctor who will work with us as a team. We value our staff and put our patients first. We support our doctors to do their best. Our systems are designed to be efficient to reduce wastage of resources and improve efficiency of our doctors. We offer flexible hours of work with a variety of clinical workload to improve job satisfaction and keep work and life balance. Our focus is on quality of care rather than quantity, so we offer mixed billing service. 

 

As we are unique in our skill mix, we support doctors to develop further in our expertise field of skin cancer and minor surgical procedures including vasectomies and in other areas of interest. For the right candidate, this is a unique opportunity to work and train in skin cancer services and Scalpel Free Vasectomies to expand their skills and benefit from generous and lucrative fields of work. We offer a competitive billing percentage or minimum guarantee of $130 per hour, for the first 3 months. 

GENERAL COMMENTS

Our objective is to provide excellence in health care to our patients by providing comprehensive healthcare in a caring and comfortable family environment. We provide consistency, confidentiality and compassion and aim to provide a high standard of patient care, utilising the most advanced equipment to facilitate this. We have experienced staff that will support our Doctors to reach very high standards of practice.

CONTACT:

Danny Yeomans

Yeomans Medical     

Phone:  (07) 5474 1660

Mob: 0418 643 165

Email:                              

danny@yeomansmedical.com

 

Posted: 1st November 2018

Position Reference:  DY17087

Yeomans Medical - GP Locums QLD

Phone: (07) 5474 1660  

Email: danny@yeomansmedical.com

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